Brave hunters across Europe and US are embarking on their greatest hunt yet as Capcom’s Monster Hunter Generations launches today exclusively for Nintendo 3DS family systems.
Monster Hunter Generations adds multiple new ways to play with the introduction of four varied Hunting Styles, while spectacular Hunter Arts provide visually stunning special attacks and moves never before seen in the series. The introduction of the new Prowler Mode also provides the perfect starting point for newcomers, or for veterans eager to take on the world of Monster Hunter as a Felyne. All these new features can be enjoyed in solo play or via local and online multiplayer. Veteran hunters can even enjoy a bonus item pack if they have Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate save data on their Nintendo 3DS family system.
Beginning today, a free downloadable Starter Pack will be available in-game which includes potions, traps and other useful items to help players dive straight into the hunt. In addition to the Starter Pack, Capcom will be supporting the game with free monthly downloadable quests and content every first Friday of the month through the end of the year. These fresh content packs will present new challenges, and allow players to equip hunters and Felynes with special themed collaboration costumes and weapons based on popular series such as Fire Emblem, The Legend of Zelda, Okami and more.
Those eager to find out what the world of Monster Hunter Generations is all about – or those who wish to brush up on their hunting knowledge – should be sure to check out the Monster Hunter Generations Official Web Manual for a helpful interactive guide on everything hunters need to know. There’s never been a better time to start hunting!
Players can try out Monster Hunter Generations for themselves right now by downloading a playable demo from Nintendo eShop forNintendo 3DS family systems. The demo offers three main hunting quests, all four Hunting Styles, all 14 weapon types and the opportunity to try out the new Prowler mode. In addition, all these features can be sampled either solo or in local and online multiplayer, plus there are a number of tutorials to ease newcomers into the game.
Critics have already been impressed by Monster Hunter Generations’ spectacular new Hunting Styles, Hunter Arts and Prowler mode:
“Feels like the biggest Monster Hunter there’s ever been” – Eurogamer
“Folds 12 years of top-notch boss fights into one big action RPG” – IGN
“The most appealing Monster Hunter game yet” – Digital Spy
Be sure to also check out the Monster Hunter Generations The Hunt Begins Trailer, premiering today. To see more of the game in action, the Monster Hunter Generations community team will live stream gameplay on the European Monster Hunter Twitch channeltoday between 15:00 – 18:00 CEST.
Also launching today is the New Nintendo 3DS XL Monster Hunter Generations Edition. The console bundle comes in a striking red colour with artwork of the game’s Fated Four monsters, and includes Monster Hunter Generations pre-installed on a 4GB microSD card.
With the addition of all-new Hunting Styles, Hunter Arts and the new Prowler Mode, the greatest hunt yet well and truly begins with the launch of Monster Hunter Generations and the New Nintendo 3DS XL Monster Hunter Generations Edition.